This online course presents the Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) methodology used worldwide in the process industries for simplified, rule-based risk analysis. The course covers the basic LOPA approach to selecting and analyzing potential incident scenarios.
You will learn the finer points of topics such as enabling conditions and conditional modifiers, and the logistical aspects of planning and executing a LOPA study including documentation and program management. You’ll also gain CCPS guidance on initiating events, independent protection layers, enabling conditions and conditional modifiers - including the likelihood of ignition.
Here's a preview of what you'll learn:
- Introducing the LOPA approach
- Selecting scenarios for analysis
- Executing each step of the LOPA method for scenario risk analysis
- Identifying and evaluating independent protection layers
- Understanding and applying enabling conditions and conditional modifiers
- Closing the risk gap
- Documenting the analysis
- Managing LOPA implementation, updates and follow-up
Who Should Attend:
Hazard evaluation teams, dedicated site or corporate LOPA teams, those who manage LOPAs as well as expert analysts and safety teams.
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